Caroline Amali Okao

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Caroline Amali Okao
Born (1972-01-01) 1 January 1972 (age 46)
Residence Kampala, Uganda
Nationality Ugandan
Citizenship Uganda
Alma mater Makerere University
(Bachelor of Arts in Tourism)
(Certificate in Planning & Management)
Occupation Politician
Years active 2003 – present
Known for Politics
Home town Amolatar
Title State Minister for Microfinance

Caroline Amali Okao is a Ugandan politician. She is the state minister for microfinance in the cabinet of Uganda. She was appointed to that position on 27 May 2011. She replaced Ruth Nankabirwa.[1] Okao is also the elected member of parliament for Amolatar District Women's Representative.[2]

Background and education[edit]

She was born in Amolatar District, Lango sub-region, in Uganda's Northern Region, on 1 January 1972. She attended Ugandan schools for her primary, O-Level, and A-Level education. In 1997, she entered Makerere University, Uganda's oldest and largest public university, graduating in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts in tourism. In 2011, Makerere University awarded her the Certificate in Planning and Management.[2]


From 2003 until 2006, she served as director of Crown Technical Services, a company she helped to found. In 2006, she won the parliamentary election for the Women's Representative for Amolatar District, as an independent.[2] In May 2011, she was appointed minister of state for microfinance.[3][4][5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Mukasa, Henry (28 May 2011). "Museveni Names New Cabinet". New Vision (Kampala). Archived from the original on 11 December 2014. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c POU (2011). "Profile of Amali Caroline Okao, Member of Parliament for Woman Representative, Amolatar District". Parliament of Uganda (POU). Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Uganda State House (27 May 2011). "Comprehensive List of New Cabinet Appointments & Dropped Ministers". Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  4. ^ Mafaranga, Hope (22 September 2011). "Go Hi-Tech - Says Minister". New Vision (Kampala). Archived from the original on 17 February 2015. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  5. ^ Baguma, Raymond (17 May 2012). "Government Postpones National Census To 2013". New Vision (Kampala). Retrieved 16 February 2015. 

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